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Tube station renamed in England Manager's honour

Gareth Southgate's return from a successful World Cup managing England will be celebrated with the temporary renaming of an Underground station after him.
Gareth Southgate's return from a successful World Cup managing England will be celebrated with the temporary renaming of an Underground station after him.
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Gareth Southgate's return from a successful World Cup managing England will be celebrated with the temporary renaming of an Underground station after him.

Southgate Tube station will be branded Gareth Southgate from Monday morning in a stunt to last 48 hours, Transport for London (TfL) announced.

Gareth Southgate's return from a successful World Cup managing England will be celebrated with the temporary renaming of an Underground station after him.

Gareth Southgate's return from a successful World Cup managing England will be celebrated with the temporary renaming of an Underground station after him.

His squad's fourth place in Russia was England's best result since they also lost in the semi-final at Italia 90.

The Piccadilly line station, in Enfield, north London, will have its signs changed to display the manager's name until the end of Tuesday.

Mark Wild, TfL's London Underground managing director, said: "The great performance of the England team this summer brought people of all ages together in celebration.

"We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation to Gareth and the team by renaming the station in his honour.

"This is another great example of how we, and brands, can work creatively together."